Cancer cells are rogue clones. List and describe three mutations that allow these cells to escape the normal restrictions placed on our body’s cells.
1-Cancer cells are rogue clones. List and describe three mutations that allow these cells to escape the normal restrictions placed on our body’s cells.
2- There are many actions that you can take to improve your lifestyle and reduce your risk of developing cancer. How can you take an active role in cancer prevention?
3- Harry is diagnosed with prostate cancer. What are some questions that he should ask his doctor? Why should he ask those questions?
4- Why are metastatic cancers so difficult to treat?
5- Which theory is more popularly used to explain metastasis today? Give some examples of metastatic cancers that spread according to each theory.
6- What are some other ways that we can use to treat metastatic cancers?
7- How man nucleotides do cells need to copy each time a cell divides to create a daughter cell?
8- How many mistakes do the enzymatic proteins that copy DNA make every time your DNA is copied?
9- Why is a giraffe’s tongue black?
10- The Biological Auto-correct Features of DNA Replication and Mitosis catches over 99% of it’s mistakes. What can develop after the accumulation of multiple mistakes and mutations?
11- Why do bats live roughly 10 times longer than mice even when mice are living in a lab or under ideal living conditions?
12- Why was the life expectancy average so much lower hundreds of years ago?
13- What are your thoughts on the idea that all the somatic cells that make up our bodies are simply tools that DNA or our sex cells use to reproduce?
14- List all six vitamins highlighted in the video and the role of each in the body.
15- How many fruits and vegetables do you eat in a day? Use Google to determine- How many servings of fruits and vegetables a day do you need for optimal health? How does this compare to your current intake of fruits and vegetables?
16- Take some time to read and research some great information about vitamins in the dig deeper section and answer this question- Do we need to take vitamin supplements for optimal health or are we wasting money on vitamin pills? In a 2-3 paragraphs explain if and when a person might need a vitamin supplement and when it might be a waste of money or even be harmful to your health.